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The Festa of Ferragosto is an Italian Bank Holiday celebrated on August 15th and marking the beginning of Italy’s famous summer holiday period.  In fact Italians  rather than just closing for a day, take their annual holidays around Ferragosto, closing up for anything from a week or two to the entire month of August. The name Ferragosto dates back to…

Walking along the lake promenade in Colico you can feel that spring is in the air: flowers are blooming, blossom is on the trees, the sun is shining and Easter is coming. March is also an important month for the enchanting villas on Lake Como  that open to public, where you can admire beautiful gardens, flowerbeds, fountains, sculptures all surrounded by the magic and romantic…

Villa Carlotta is a neoclassical villa which lays on the western coast of Lake Como in the village of Tremezzo with an extension of 70.000 square meters and a wonderful view on the Grigna mountains and the villages of Bellano, Varenna, Bellagio. The villa is the perfect combination of luxurious interiors (beautiful stuccos, lovely frescoes and great art collection, including…

Thirteen stages in the most characteristic villages from 21 June to 13 September. Land & Water becomes a festival discover Lake Como, through music, poetry, gastronomy, art, history and nature, with more that 100 events involving more than 40 local artists and 13 village festivals, transforming the old villages and landscapes in a magical stage, all zero mile. Once again…

The Greenway is a pleasant walk between Colonno and Cadenabbia following traces of the Antica Strada Regina, the antique connection road built by the Romans. It is 10 km long leading through ancient villages showing wonderful examples of architecture, beautiful villas and gardens and offering romantic lake views. It is possible to do the walk in around 3,5 hours or…

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